New Tools for Assessing Drought Conditions for Rangeland Management

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Abstract

• Historical drought assessment and ongoing monitoring is essential for understanding past drought occurrence, the relationships between past drought and its impacts, and for triggering action during current drought events.• A variety of new products have recently been developed to better monitor drought conditions and assess past occurrences at the local scale.• A growing number of resources are available to assist rangeland managers to develop a monitoring system and incorporate it into a drought management plan.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages177-182
Number of pages6
Volume38
No4
Specialist publicationRangelands
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2016
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • VegDRI
  • drought
  • monitoring
  • planning
  • risk assessment
  • risk atlas

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Ecology
  • Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law

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